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Wood Products Company Selects Scotland County for Production Facility

Mon, 09/11/2020 - 11:23 am
Monday, Nov 9, 2020

American Wood Fibers, Inc., a specialty forest products supplier, has selected Scotland County for a new manufacturing site and will create 51 jobs.  The company will invest $19.5 million to add new capabilities to a facility previous operated by Nature’s Earth Pellets in Laurinburg.

Building Product Company to Expand in Rocky Mount with a $25 Million Investment

Fri, 30/10/2020 - 2:50 pm
Friday, Oct 30, 2020

Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CNR), a manufacturer of exterior building products, will create 38 new jobs in Nash County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest approximately $25 million over five years to establish a production facility in Rocky Mount.

Global Technology Manufacturer to Expand Durham Operations with Five Year, $50 Million Investment

Fri, 30/10/2020 - 12:03 pm
Friday, Oct 30, 2020

Nuvotronics, an advanced technology manufacturer of microelectronics components and subsystems, will create 150 jobs in Durham County, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Governor Cooper Announces 878 New Jobs as BioAgilytix Chooses Durham for Major Expansion

Thu, 29/10/2020 - 12:02 pm
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020

BioAgilytix Labs, LLC, a leading life science testing company, will create 878 jobs and invest $61.5 million in Durham, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The project marks a major expansion of the contract research organization’s operations in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region.

Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia Announce Agreement to Spur Offshore Wind Energy and Economic Development

Thu, 29/10/2020 - 10:22 am
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020

The governors of Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia today announced a three-state collaboration to advance offshore wind projects in the region and promote the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry.

Expansion by Steel Fabricator Will Bring 28 New Jobs to Perquimans County

Wed, 28/10/2020 - 11:55 am
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

East Coast Steel Fabrication, Inc. will add 28 jobs to its production operations in Perquimans County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

North Carolina’s September County and Area Employment Figures Released

Wed, 28/10/2020 - 10:00 am
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 95 of North Carolina’s counties in September, decreased in three, and remained unchanged in two. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.0 percent, while Watauga County had the lowest at 4.6 percent.

Fencing Manufacturer to Create 142 New Jobs in Rowan County

Tue, 27/10/2020 - 10:10 am
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020

Eastern Wholesale Fence, LLC, a New York-based fence manufacturing company, will create 142 jobs in Rowan County, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Industrial Textile Manufacturer to Invest $4.5 Million in Mount Airy

Mon, 26/10/2020 - 1:08 pm
Monday, Oct 26, 2020

Texwipe, a global manufacturer of contamination control supplies, will create 33 new jobs in Surry County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest more than $4.5 million to locate a manufacturing facility in Mount Airy.

Governor Cooper Honors Achievements in Workforce Development

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 4:22 pm
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that a coding education initiative, an auto repair and tire shop, and four individual North Carolinians have won NCWorks Awards of Distinction.

Governor Cooper Announces Plan for 800 Jobs in Asheville as Pratt & Whitney Selects North Carolina for Major Facility

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 12:12 pm
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX) plans to invest approximately $650 million and create 800 jobs through 2027 in Asheville, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

North Carolina’s September Employment Figures Released

Tue, 20/10/2020 - 10:01 am
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

The state’s seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate was 7.3 percent, increasing 0.8 of a percentage point from August’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.5 of a percentage point to 7.9 percent.

Governor Cooper announces Grants to Rural Communities to attract 366 New Jobs and more than $91.3 million in Private Investment

Thu, 15/10/2020 - 3:37 pm
Thursday, Oct 15, 2020

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved 16 grant requests to local governments totaling $4,511,075, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 530 jobs, 164 of which were previously announced.

Plastics Manufacturer Selects Catawba County for New Operations at Upgraded Facility in Newton

Thu, 15/10/2020 - 11:26 am
Thursday, Oct 15, 2020

RMC Advanced Technologies, Inc. (“RMC”), a manufacturer of molded plastic and composite parts, will develop a new manufacturing operation in Newton, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest to expand a facility previously used for plastics manufacturing. 

Drywall Manufacturer to Expand with a $5 Million Investment in Monroe

Wed, 14/10/2020 - 11:22 am
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020

Hamilton Drywall Products, a manufacturer of drywall finishing products, will create 34 new jobs in Union County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $5 million to locate a regional headquarters and production facility in Monroe.

International Snack Food Company to Invest $24 Million in Kings Mountain

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 2:04 pm
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

Benestar Brands, an international snack food manufacturer, will create 129 jobs in Cleveland County, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $24 million to establish a new production facility in Kings Mountain.

Governor Cooper Announces UPS Will Launch 592-Job Expansion in North Carolina

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 1:58 pm
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

UPS, the multinational package delivery and supply-chain management company, will undertake a significant expansion to its North Carolina presence with the addition of 592 jobs in Guilford and Alamance counties, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.